Moto X


The Moto X is a Motorola Android smartphone that was released in August 2013. It is highly customizable (at order time) and is assembled in the USA. Read our Moto X Review.

2014 Moto X Pure Edition Gets Android 5.1
Just yesterday we reported that the 2014 Moto X was getting the Android 5.1 Lollipop update on U.S. Cellular and this update has now been released for the 2014 Moto X Pure Edition. Folks who own this device in the United States should keep an eye out for the update notification, Motorola has rolled out Android 5.1 Lollipop for this device in the country.

2nd-Gen Moto X Android 5.1 Update Brings New Moto Action
Merely a couple of days after Motorola started things off with a soak test of this update in Brazil the company has now confirmed that Android 5.1 for 2nd-generation Moto X is finally being rolled out. Naturally the update is going to take its time to arrive for various units all across the world but Motorola has got the ball rolling now and surely 2nd-gen Moto X owners won’t have […]

Android 5.1 Coming To Moto X (First & Second Gen)
Android 5.1 Lollipop has been released for a while now. In fact recent Android distribution figures puts that particular version of Lollipop at 0.7% on all Android devices, and the good news for Moto X owners is that it looks like this particular build of Android will be making its way onto your devices for both the first-gen and second-gen models.This is according to recent documents from Motorola that have […]

Motorola Teases LG That They Had Leather Smartphones Before Them
With the launch of the LG G4, we had to wonder if LG’s decision to launch a smartphone with a leather backplate a smart one? After all we’ve seen Samsung try their hand at the faux leather design which wasn’t particularly well-received, not to mention the leather backplate options for the Moto X aren’t exactly flying off the shelves either.


Motorola Would Like To Remind You It Brought Leather To Smartphones First
After weeks and weeks of leaks LG finally unveiled its new flagship smartphone. Even before the announcement it had already become clear that the LG G4 would come with a leather back. The company merely reiterated that at its event today. Motorola didn’t have anything planned for today, but it did take to Twitter to let you know that it actually brought leather to smartphones last year, so it’s not […]

Android 5.1 Hits International First-Gen Moto X
It was not too long ago that we brought you word on how Motorola is currently testing out the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for their first generation Moto X smartphone. Having said that, it looks as though Motorola is more confident about this update release, which is why they have gone ahead to send out the update – at least this is what several users from all over the world […]

Android 5.1 For Moto X First-Gen Being Tested
I’m sure many owners of the original Moto X might have wondered at some point whether or not their device would receive the Android 5.1 Lollipop update. It’s nearly two years old and has relatively dated hardware but there’s hope yet. According to a new report Motorola has now started testing Android 5.1 for Moto X first-gen.

Motorola Offers Free Moto Hint With Moto X Purchase
The Apple Watch might have started to see early reviews roll out, with whispers of “meh” accompanying it, or so that seems to be the sentiment, but let not such news detract from another piece of wearable technology. Motorola is the one behind this news, as they intend to offer the Moto Hint for free. Is there a catch to it? Sure, after all, life does not come with any […]

First-Gen Moto X, E And G Will Go Straight To Android 5.1
Even though Motorola has been very quick in getting the Android 5.0 Lollipop update out for some of its recent devices, first-generation Moto X, Moto E and Moto G owners have been waiting for the latest iteration of Android to arrive. We have know for a while now that the company has been testing Android 5.0.2 for these devices in several regions but today it confirmed that all of these […]

Moto X Gets $140 Discount Only For Today
I know, I know, today is April 1st and you’re very careful about what you read online but this is actually the real deal. While Motorola did get in on the April Fools’ fun with those handcrafted selfie sticks it did offer something of substance as well. For today only Motorola has discounted the Moto X by $140. This promotion is only valid until end of day if you would […]

Moto X Gets A New Red Leather Option On Moto Maker
A few days ago we reported that Motorola had teased a new leather option for its Moto Maker feature. At that time it was unclear as to which device the new leather could be for, but we suppose it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that it will be for the Moto X handset. If you’re planning on getting a new Moto X, then you will be able […]

First-Gen Moto X Lollipop Update Soak Test Begins
Motorola was one of the first few OEMs to quickly release the Android 5.0 Lollipop update soon after Google rolled it out late last year. Even carrier branded versions of some of its recent models received the update well before their rivals. Those who owned the first-generation Moto X, which came out in 2013, have still been waiting for the update though. There is good news for them, Motorola has […]

Moto X Finally Gets Hint Of Lollipop Update
Motorola might have come close in delivering their promise to bring the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to its entire range of Moto-branded smartphones, but there is still one more handset that has yet to benefit from this promise – the first generation Moto X, of course. Apart from that, there is also the Moto E that has yet to check out the wonders of Android 5.0 Lollipop, but the testing […]

Republic Wireless Releases Android 4.4.4 For Moto G And Moto E
Software updates tend to take up a considerable amount of time before they’re deemed ready for Republic Wireless. That’s because this carrier’s Wi-Fi cellular calling system requires certain changes to be made to the software which take up time. Those who are using the Moto G and Moto E on this carrier are now receiving the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. The carrier has also confirmed that the update for first […]